RUF One-Ups Itself With More Powerful RT12 S

What’s the only Porsche faster than a RUF? Why, another RUF of course.

The Germany Porsche experts at RUF have just release an even more powerful version of the 911 Turbo-based RT12, the RS12 S. Standard RT12 models range from 530 to 650hp, but this new model takes it a step further with 685hp and and equally insane 649 ft-lbs of torque.

Outside the car gets a few different parts from the standard RT12, including LED lights, a carbon-fiber spoiler, as well as mirrors and wider fenders borrowed from the RUF CTR3.

Inside the cabin gets a complete work-over and comes with a specially designed roll cage.

A set of 19-inch RUF wheels comes with the complete car, as does a set of carbon ceramic brakes. There is also an optional height-adjustable suspension.

RUF says it will offer the RT12 S as either all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, which would presumably mean RWD versions would be based on the GT2 and not the Turbo.

The vehicle is currently offered in Europe with sales in the U.S. expected to follow. Pricing in Europe is set at 255,900 Euros (or roughly $400,000 USD).



Official release after the jump:

The new dimension of driving pleasure is the RUF Rt 12 S. This high performance sports car connects high end performance with complete road capability.The refined biturbo boxer engine with 504 kW (685 hp) develops a maximal torque of 880 Nm and even satisfies highest demands. The roll cage which is integrated in the ceiling has been developed by RUF and belongs to the standard equipment of the Rt 12 S.The new RUF sets a new course with the dynamic design of the front with separate LED alternative lamps for the position light and the turn signals. A discreet carbon rear spoiler with tearing edge, air ducts which are harmonically integrated in the widened rear fenders and exterior mirrors from the RUF CTR 3 complete the appearance of the Rt 12 S.The RUF has forged 19 inch light alloy wheels in the front and in the rear. Behind you can see the ceramic brake discs of this high performance brake system. The chassis and the aerodynamics are tuned to a maximum speed of 360 km/h.Optionally we can deliver a height adjustable front axle which hydraulically offers 50 millimetres more chassis clearance by pushing a button for passing basement garages and higher curbs easily.The interior is constructed for a RUF known functionality. Extremely contoured bucket seats or comfortable sport seats and a steering wheel with maximum grip offer the right ergonomics for fatigue-proof driving. Applications in varnish, aluminium or carbon are possible and offer the client an individual scope of design.

The RUF Rt 12 S coupé can optionally be delivered with rear drive or four-wheel drive and costs 255,900.00 Euro (plus VAT).

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